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Questions tagged [eta]

Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) for entry to Australia, or Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) for entry to Canada. Do not use for Estimated Time of Arrival.

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How can I retrieve my Canadian eTA?

I have a Canadian eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for the last 11 months (I'm working in BC on a Work Permit). Up to now, showing my passport at check-in was enough, as all airlines could ...
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Proof of having an eTA to fly to Canada

I am flying to Canada and have an eTA linked to my passport. Can I now just present my passport at the check-in desk?
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eTA Canada changed travel dates

I applied for and got approval for an eTA for a trip to Canada in about one week. In the process I indicated my travel dates as (if I remember correctly) that would somehow simplify things. I may ...
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Canadian eTA with US visa

I will apply for a Canadian ETA since I have an American visa and I'm eligible to. In this process, will I need to submit my passport to a Canadian embassy or will the ETA be digitally linked to it? ...
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Do I need a second US visa waiver to re-enter after a short trip from the US to Canada?

I'm an Australian passport holder, travelling with my family to the US for 1 month, including 3 days in Canada. I have the US Visa Waiver Program, as well as the Canadian eTA visa waiver to enter ...
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Will I be able to re enter canada even though I was there 2 months ago on a visa (IEC)?

I'm an Australian that has worked in Canada before and my visa(IEC) has expired(March 2018) and I am not able to renew. Which is fine, but my problem is that I want to return to vacation in July 2018 (...
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How to show Australia ETA proof at Taiwan entry?

I had an Australia ETA and it expired since I visited Australia 2 months ago. Now I'm applying for a Taiwan Travel Authorization, using this ETA. They said "Upon arrival, the visitor is required to ...
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Canadian visa is still valid. Do we need anything else to enter?

I have asked this question at the travel agency but did not get a confirmation. My husband has a valid Canadian multiple-entry V1 visa in his passport (Cuba) valid until 2021. Does this mean he can ...
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I was granted an eTA for Canada but now I have an additional citizenship. Do I need to reapply?

I applied a few weeks ago for a Canadian eTA as I am planning to travel in a few months and wanted to have it before buying the plane tickets. I was granted the eTA on the spot. When applying, I have ...
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eTa (electronic travel authorization) for Canada denied or approved? [closed]

I hope somebody who really knows about Canadian eTa permit can answer my question. I was a university student in Canada for one year (2015 - 2016) and I had a valid student permit (which expired on ...
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Visit Canada from Dubai with a valid B1/B2 visa on a Pakistani passport

I am national of Pakistan and residing in Dubai for last 4.5 years. I have a valid US B1/B2 visa. I have travelled to th3 US multiple times. Do I need a visa or an eTA to travel to Canada for 15-20 ...
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Entering Canada from the US as a tourist (non-US citizen)

Can anyone tell me if I can fly into the US with an ESTA from the EU, stay three months and then visit Canada with an ETA and fly back from Canada? Will I be allowed to get an ESTA for the US if my ...
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For Canada eTA application, do i just write my first and last names in the signature field?

When applying for eTA, the signature part says to sign, enter your name as it appears on your passport. Does that mean I just write my full name and not actually my signature? Also do I have to do it ...
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Can I apply for ETA with my expired Green Card and the extension letter?

I am planning to travel to Toronto in March 2018, but I don’t know if I can apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) with my U.S Green Card expired and the receipt I-751, which extend my ...
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Do I need a return flight to qualify for entry under eTA to Canada?

I'm traveling to Canada from Romania because my mom is sick so I don't know how long I need to stay. Can I enter Canada with a one way ticket as a visitor?
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India e-visa granted but missing information on the form. Am I okay to travel?

I already have recived my ETA, status: granted BUT on the application form file generated on my computer I can see that are missing some information (I forgot to write the postal code of my employer ...
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eTA for Canada with possible green card number changes

I'm a US Permanent resident green card holder, planning to visit Canada in December. I'm in the middle of renewing my green card (Expiration date 12/17/17 but get extension until Aug 2018 when I ...
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What are the chances of refusal? [closed]

I am a British Citizen with a dual nationality of the Syrian Arab Republic. I applied under the US ESTA visa waiver program for which I was refused. I am now thinking of traveling to Canada knowing ...
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passport - Filling correctly Place of birth in eTA request

I'm filling an eTA request for Canada. There is a question about City/town of birth (required) In my passport my place of birth is not written entirely (i.e., last digit is missing) since it is ...
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Can I enter the USA, visit Canada return to the US when the whole trip is more than 90 days?

I'm a Finnish citizen and, first, I will spend 10 days in the US, visiting my sister. I'll fly to Canada for my exchange studies and be there for 3.5 months (I have an ETa). I have a flight back to ...
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eTA for Canada - does the space in the passport number matter?

I'm extremely stressed because I put a space in the passport number for my ETA. The space is present in the passport number in the right upper corner of the passport personal information page, but ...
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How can I get an Australian ETA offline?

The Australian government website states with regard to the ETA: There is no visa application charge for an ETA. However, a service charge of AUD20 applies for online applications only. Yet, ...
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Private flight to Canada from UK - visa or eTA?

Does an eTA apply for private flights to Canada from the UK? (Via Greenland).
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Problems with Canadian eTA

Three weeks ago, my husband applied for an eTA to visit Canada. He declared a very old criminal conviction (more than 40 years ago, a drunken mistake, in the UK, is considered a spent conviction). It'...
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Can I fly to Canada without an eTA?

Me and my famliy are meant to be flying to Canada tomorrow (19-6-2017) from the UK. We did not realise we had to apply for an eTA until today. The applications for my wife and two children have been ...
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Travelling to Canada; in eTA, passport number is lower case [duplicate]

I recently got Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) approved to travel to Canada by air. One thing I worry is that one alphabet letter in my passport number in the eTA approval email is not ...
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Do I need ETA or transit visa if I have a 5 hr transit by air at Toronto airport? [duplicate]

I am citizen of India (Indian passport holder) with a valid F-1 visa and work permit (EAD card) with me. I have an Air Canada flight from Delhi to LA via Toronto so I have a 5 hr transit at the ...
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At the border: Canada ETA for Dutch citizens

I am visiting Canada for 3 weeks. I have a Netherlands passport. I will be arriving by air, and have applied for and received an ETA. I was wondering if anyone else on here has visited Canada with an ...
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Do I need an eTA if entering Canada by train from USA (UK citizen with ESTA for USA)

Do I need an eTA if entering Canada by train at Niagara, Ontario from USA? I am a British citizen and already have an ESTA for the USA
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Entering Canada from the US by bus

I shall be visiting Canada during the summer, however, I will be entering the country by bus from New York. Would I still need an eTA to cross the border? I will be coming from Malta (Europe+EU ...
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Passport number not capitalized in Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) application to travel Canada

I recently got Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) approved to travel to Canada by air. One thing I worry is that one alphabet letter in my passport number in the eTA approval email is not ...
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Canadian refused ETA due to old DUI, no time for visa, will I be denied entry to Australia?

I'm a Canadian, and supposed to attend a work conference in Sydney, Australia in less than one month. I was denied an ETA because I declared that I have a criminal record (a DUI from 1999). I filled ...
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UK citizen travelling to the US->CAN then CAN->US before finally flying US->UK, how should I prepare?

Currently planning a holiday around the flights I've booked which are: LHR->SFO and then SEA->LHR. We're planning on flying up to Canada (Vancouver) from San Francisco, spend a few days in Canada and ...
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Is it acceptable to write the electronic Travel Authorization in a free page of your passport? [duplicate]

Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) of Canada is transferred as a separate sheet-of-paper document that contains basically one number and the valid date. Can I, instead of keeping it with me for ...
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Long transit layover in Montreal: is it possible to leave the airport?

I have a Las Vegas to Rome flight booked with Air Canada, which gives me an 11-hour layover in Montreal. My luggage will go directly through to Rome from Las Vegas, so I won't need to get it in ...
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Making traveling to US to attend conferences more efficient with ESTA / ETA

I have a work contract with a US company and, for that reason, I can't stay in the US for more than couple of days since I need to work. Working while in the country would violate my visa and Federal ...
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Canada eTA web scam [duplicate]

Recently I applied for a Canada eTA visa through https://www.visa-canada-experts.com They sent me an "approved" email but I cannot check it on the government website. Are they a scam or a real agent?
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Who is responsible for any change in visa requirements?

We were due to fly to Canada 4 weeks ago where we found out at the checking point that we were supposed to have ETA visa. This was launched by Canadian governments just three weeks before we were due ...
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Does an Australian citizen need an eTA for Canada for a 15-hour transit layover not leaving the airport?

I'm Australian and flying this afternoon from China to Mexico with a long layover in Vancouver. I kind of knew Canada had this eTA thing but assumed I wouldn't need such a thing as an Australian who'...
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If a dual French-American citizen wants to visit Australia, should he use the eVisitor or ETA visa?

Australia has a number of visa options for visitors. Americans have access to the ETA system, while EU citizens have access to the eVisitor system. I'm having trouble telling the difference, besides ...
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Confused over 6-month Canadian eTA vs 3-month US ESTA

Although partially answered on other threads, I'm still slightly confused! I'm from the UK and planning a 4-5 month visit to the the US and Canada, but plan to spend most of my time in Canada, so ...
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Do I need a transit visa to travel through Beijing to Melbourne?

I am an American citizen and I'll be flying from Toronto, Canada to Beijing (8 hours layover American Airlines) and Beijing to Melbourne (AirAsia). These are all one way flights and not official ...
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Visiting Canada for a job interview: tourism or business? eTA or visa?

I am going to Canada for a job interview. I am a little confused about the formalities. The official Canadian website http://www.cic.gc.ca/ suggests that Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is ...
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ETA when driving into but flying out of Canada

I am planning to drive to Vancouver from the USA for a day and then fly from there back to Europe. I am a British Citizen. Do I need an ETA? On the official website they say that: You need an eTA to ...
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Inquiry re ETA visa to Australia without reference number. Is my visa valid? [duplicate]

I asked a travel agency to apply an ETA visa for Australia for me. After they processed it, they gave me a note that I was approved for ETA visa. The details in the note that they gave me are expiry ...
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eTA Application “In Progress” for a month. What can I do?

This question is related to the Canadian eTA application that I had discussed previously (see here). It has now been a whole month since I applied and my application status is "In Progress". I will be ...
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Leave and return to Canada from the US and stopover in the US

I'm a German student and I will do a semester abroad in Canada (less than 6 months so I will not apply for a student permit, but only an eTA). I want to do weekend trips to the US (overland) at the ...
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eTA Application: Does declined US ESTA application count as “refused visa or permit”?

This question follows on from my previous question (see here for background). After having my ESTA (US visa-waiver) application declined, I did not apply for a full B-1/B-2 visa in order to attend the ...
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I'm flying Netherlands → Canada → USA. Is ETA required for this trip?

Next month I will fly to New York with United Airlines operated by Air Canada, I have one stop in Toronto, do I need to pick up my luggage and check in again? This is one ticket. And do I need ETA ...
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ETA Application “Have you previously applied to enter or remain in Canada”? [duplicate]

I am from Germany and I would like to visit Canada for 3 weeks in August. Therefore I have to apply for an ETA. One question asks "Have you previously applied to enter or remain in Canada?". I ...